360° video is the future of journalism. Don’t get left behind

How the Hacks/Hackers Nairobi community took a step into the virtual world of storytelling.

Soila Kenya
Dec 7, 2017 · 6 min read
Live feed from a 360° camera during #HHNBO

When should you use 360° video?

I’m interested in immersing the viewer in 3D spaces where you can fly, walk or swim in a particular location.

Ben Kreimer

Drones, 3D and Virtual Reality

VR at #HHNBO

Open-source software

Less thinking, more making, more doing.

Ben Kreimer


Hacks/Hackers Africa

Journalism x Technology. The umbrella group for African chapters of Hacks/Hackers, where civic tech pioneers play with ways to rewire the media.

Soila Kenya

Written by

Data Journalist @codeforafrica, Former Head of Press @subsaharanmun, Written for @TheStarKenya + @PesaCheck + @InvoNewspaper + @InspireAfrika + @SheLeadsAfrica

Hacks/Hackers Africa

Journalism x Technology. The umbrella group for African chapters of Hacks/Hackers, where civic tech pioneers play with ways to rewire the media.